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Arizona taxpayers affected by Hurricane Sandy will have a little more time to file their returns. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie has more. MARK BRODIE: The state Department of Revenue says it’s taking the action in conjunction with tax relief provided by the IRS, and is acting under authority granted by state law to extend due dates and suspend interest and penalties that would accrue during federally declared disasters.
November 03, 2012
With the general election just days away, Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Democratic opponent has reached a fundraising peak, but is still dwarfed by the sheriff’s campaign account. According to the most recent campaign finance report, retired Phoenix Police Sergeant Paul Penzone has raised about $530,000 in total.
November 02, 2012
On Election Day a small army of poll workers will staff the hundreds of polling sites in Maricopa County. But weeks before, another team of workers was busy assembling supplies to make sure everything is in order when voters show up to cast their ballots.
November 02, 2012
This afternoon in Phoenix, the nation’s first primary care facility to combine traditional and alternative methods of treatment will have its grand opening. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein reports.
November 02, 2012
Utah’s Attorney General is in court this morning to explain why he is refusing to pay five point seven million dollars in debt incurred by managers of a communal land trust once run by a jailed polygamist sect leader.
November 02, 2012
The BBC broadcast World Have Your Say live at 11 a.m. from the Phoenix Art Museum.Listen to the full broadcast.
November 02, 2012
Singers Carmen Lundy, Kurt Elling and Jane Monheit each has a distinctive sound and style and all have birthdays this week.  Monday night enjoy the wonderful variety of three jazz vocalists on the 9 O'clock Special.
November 01, 2012
Political consultant says President Barack Obama's campaign pulling out of Arizona won't hurt other candidates down the ticket.STEVE GOLDSTEIN: Earlier this week, President Barack Obama’s Campaign Manager Jim Messina said Arizona was an enticing prospect, but the campaign wouldn’t be putting any more resources toward winning the state on Nov.
November 01, 2012
Proposition 204 is on the Arizona ballot -- again. The one-cent sales tax voters approved in 2010 as a temporary measure could be extended permanently. The measure calls to keep the current sales tax and continue funding education.
November 01, 2012
An Arizona law that criminalizes providing an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy will go before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals next week in San Francisco. It is one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country.
October 31, 2012
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October 31, 2012
Serious, important news is everywhere you turn. The economy and job market are still too slow for many people. Superstorm Sandy led to deaths and destruction. So for a few minutes, we’ve decided to lighten things up just a bit with Will Tracy, editor of the satiric outlet The Onion.
October 31, 2012
With all the seriousness surrounding election season, we decided to lighten up a bit. Election ads are everywhere, though they’ll magically disappear following next Tuesday. You may think you’ve seen or heard everything possible.
October 31, 2012
For decades, the Phoenix Suns were the most popular sports franchise in the state. Even occasional down years didn't lead to too many fans jumping off the bandwagon. But as the team gets ready to tip off the 2012-13 season tonight against the Golden State Warriors, there are many more questions than answers.
October 31, 2012
The presence of independent expenditure groups in the current election season has been dominant, with millions of dollars flowing in for and against candidates and ballot measures. The Arizona-based Americans for Responsible Leadership has been directing money against Proposition 204—the so-called quality education and jobs initiative—and Proposition 121, also known as open elections/open government.
October 31, 2012
The city of Mesa has attracted university branches and a new library honoring former Senator Barry Goldwater. It’s also a prime player in the Valley’s light rail system and broke ground on a new entertainment district this week.
October 31, 2012
A proposition on the Arizona ballot in this election challenges the federal government’s control over state lands. The proposition calls for the state to manage all of its own public resources. It would amend a provision in place since Arizona became a state.
October 31, 2012
A new report from ASU shows median home prices in the Phoenix area were flat between August and September, at $150,000. But, as KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports, other numbers may provide reasons for optimism about the housing market.
October 31, 2012
FBI agents allege Arizona Attorney General Tom Honre left the scene of a minor car crash because he was having an affair with a female employee, who was in the car he was driving and didn't want their relationship reported.
October 31, 2012

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